Public health

We aim to transform public health and create, for the first time, a true ‘wellness’ service to meet today’s public health challenge – to improve health and protect us from health hazards such as pandemic flu.

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Duncan Selbie confirmed as Chief Executive Designate of Public Health England

Duncan Selbie has been confirmed as the Chief Executive Designate of Public Health England. Mr Selbie, currently Chief Executive of Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, will head up Public Health England (PHE), the new public health body that … Read more → – Duncan Selbie confirmed as Chief Executive Designate of Public Health England

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From transition to transformation – new public health resource

A web-based resource to support the transition of public health to local government has been developed by the Department of Health, through the Regional Directors of Public Health, together with the Local Government Association. Aimed at public health specialists, councillors … Read more → – From transition to transformation – new public health resource

Health and wellbeing boards – one year to go

Shadow health and wellbeing boards have one year to go until they are fully established. This article explores what this means for boards and how they will be supported to succeed. Since April 2011, leaders of the local health and … Read more → – Health and wellbeing boards – one year to go

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Have your say on the public health workforce

A consultation has been launched to help identify and unlock the potential of the people who are responsible for improving the population’s health and wellbeing. The public health workforce consultation is aimed at a wide audience, reflecting the Government’s view … Read more → – Have your say on the public health workforce

National Learning Network for HWBs – Migration to Knowledge Hub

The ‘National Learning Network for health and wellbeing boards’ community has now migrated from the Community of Practice (CoP) to the Knowledge Hub. This is a brand new online platform which provides tools to help people connect, share and learn … Read more → – National Learning Network for HWBs – Migration to Knowledge Hub

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